Need a Nerve Block? 4 Things You Should Know

For many people who suffer with severe pain, nerve blocks have become part of their treatment. These injections of local anesthetic and steroid directly to the area of the affected nerve can help with pain control and improve function and quality of life. Often, the goal is to help people avoid surgery and to take … Read More

Hello, Yoga. Bye-bye, Back Pain (Video)

Cleveland Clinic certified yoga therapist Judi Bar demonstrates yoga postures that you can integrate into your day to help ease tight muscles and relieve an aching back. Try to do these exercises every day to keep your muscles loose and limber. Simple yoga movements like leaning, bending and twisting can relieve lower back pain. They … Read More

What’s New in Pain Treatments

Treatment of pain, particularly headaches and back and cancer pain, has always been a challenge. Recent technological developments in pain management, as well as new variations on ancient methods, can help to eliminate or ease tough pain. Here are a few of these treatments that have shown success in pain management. Headache pain Occipital nerve … Read More